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Liberia Will Proceed With Senate Vote Delayed by Ebola

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An election repeatedly delayed because of the epidemic and other challenges will be held on Saturday, but critics worry whether voting will fair and safe.

Islamist Militants in Nigeria Kidnap 185 in a Deadly Attack on a Village

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Boko Haram, the extremist group that operates widely in the volatile northeastern part of the country, is suspected of being responsible.

World Briefing: Tunisia: ISIS Fighters Claim 2 Killings

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Tunisian fighters with the Islamic State group have claimed responsibility in a video for the assassinations of two left-wing politicians.

World Briefing: Central African Republic: Deadly Strife

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Clashes between Muslim and Christian fighters have left at least 28 people dead, wounded dozens and sent civilians fleeing for safety, a Red Cross official said Thursday.

U.N. Seeks $8.4 Billion in Emergency Aid for Victims of Syria Conflict

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For the first time, the annual request includes development aid for communities in Syria’s neighbors that have been overwhelmed with refugees.